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It rises up and slinks around my throat like a black boa.
Like other snakes the red-tail boa is able to swallow food items that are much larger than its own head.
There is one enormous boa, the maja (Epicrates angulifer), which feeds on pigs, goats and the like, but does not molest man.
White feather boa can be used to create wings.
Bird species include colorful parrots, macaws, and parakeets, while reptiles in the snake house include pythons and boa constrictors, scorpions, iguanas, tarantulas, geckos, and more.